- brave and resolute; dauntless.
Origin of stout-hearted
First recorded in 1645–55
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Examples from the Web for stouthearted
Even the stouthearted Captain and the faithful mate, blear-eyed and haggard from loss of sleep, were filled with wonder.West Wind Drift
George Barr McCutcheon
Many of them had lost their all, yet the worst sufferers seemed by far the most stouthearted of the forlorn crowd.The Quest of the 'Golden Hope'
Percy F. Westerman
Peggy was asked if she would do it, and being a stouthearted lass she consented, for a round sum, to try it.The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation
A. M. Barnard
What ripples from the seething capitals will stir the placid thoughts of your stouthearted peasants?Where the Sabots Clatter Again
- valiant; brave
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